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Anwar el-Sadat at Camp David Summit

On September 17, 1978, at the end of the 13-day Camp David Summit that resulted in the first-ever peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat thanks President Jimmy Carter for his critical role in the peace process.

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  • Anwar el-Sadat at Camp David Summit
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    On September 17, 1978, at the end of the 13-day Camp David Summit that resulted in the first-ever peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat thanks President Jimmy Carter for his critical role in the peace process.

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  • Jimmy Carter's Remarks on Camp David Summit
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    In 1978, President Jimmy Carter held a 13-day summit with Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, helping to broker the first-ever peace treaty between Israel and one of its Arab neighbors. On September 17, at the end of the summit, President Carter describes the two agreements the two world leaders will sign.

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